The Right Way to Deep Condition Curly Hair

Caring for curly hair is all about hydration, hydration, hydration. (Fact: curly hair loses more moisture than straight hair because of its shape.) And one of the best ways to hydrate is using a deep conditioner regularly. But how do you find the best deep conditioner for curly hair? And how often should you really use it? We did a deep dive with Moroccanoil Artistic Team member Elizabeth Bronson to get the answers to those burning questions and more.

What are the most common concerns for your clients with curly hair?

The most common concerns are usually dryness and uneven curl pattern. A deep conditioner or hair mask can help address those concerns by providing hydration and defining curl pattern.

What’s the best deep conditioner for curly hair?

The best deep conditioner for curly hair is Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Hair Mask. This deep conditioner will provide every curl pattern with instant hydration.

How often should they deep condition their hair?

I suggest my clients with curly hair deep condition with Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Hair Mask once a week for the best results.

Which shampoo is best to use before a deep conditioner?

The best shampoo to use before a deep conditioner on curly hair is Moroccanoil Curl Cleansing Conditioner. This one-step shampoo and conditioner will eliminate product build-up to best prepare the hair for a deep conditioning treatment.

What other actions can people take to keep their curls in the best possible shape?

Silk pillowcase usage to prevent split ends and unwanted frizz, reducing heat usage, regular haircuts, and proper product application.

What’s your top trick for styling curly hair?

My top trick is applying curl products to very wet hair, and I always layer products on top of one another to get the full benefit of each product. I use pin curl clips at the root after the product is applied to obtain maximum volume where needed while the hair air dries.